Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 26262 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO 26262
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1038 1134 1167
Rank change year-on-year +96 +33 +96
Permanent jobs citing ISO 26262 52 52 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.031% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 26
UK median annual salary £45,000 £51,250 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.20% +8.47% -0.53%
10th Percentile £34,500 £36,125 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.82% -0.53%

ISO 26262 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 18,661 22,038 21,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.30% 13.16% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13,774 16,749 16,157
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £27,261
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

ISO 26262
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 26262 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO 26262.

Salary trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 26262 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +105 52 £45,000 -12.20% 19
UK excluding London +53 52 £45,000 -10.00% 21
North of England +42 21 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Midlands +13 10 £45,000 -18.18% 9
West Midlands +10 10 £45,000 -14.29% 9
North West - 10 - -
South East +36 9 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Yorkshire - 9 £45,000 -
South West +19 7 £62,500 +47.06% 3
East of England - 5 - - 3
North East +23 2 £52,500 +23.53% 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, IT jobs citing ISO 26262 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ISO 26262.

1 51 (98.08%) Automotive
2 27 (51.92%) C
3 17 (32.69%) C++
3 17 (32.69%) Electronics
4 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
4 15 (28.85%) Smartphone
4 15 (28.85%) Computer Architecture
4 15 (28.85%) IEC 61508
5 14 (26.92%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (26.92%) Linux
6 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 13 (25.00%) Aerospace
6 13 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
7 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (19.23%) Tizen
8 10 (19.23%) Infotainment
8 10 (19.23%) Degree
8 10 (19.23%) Android
8 10 (19.23%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (19.23%) Customer Engagement
8 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (19.23%) QNX
9 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
9 9 (17.31%) MISRA
10 8 (15.38%) Python
11 7 (13.46%) C#
11 7 (13.46%) Marketing
11 7 (13.46%) Business Development
11 7 (13.46%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (11.54%) Customer Requirements

ISO 26262
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Simulink
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.85%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.85%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (11.54%) JIRA
3 5 (9.62%) Subversion
4 3 (5.77%) CANoe
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) LabVIEW
General
1 51 (98.08%) Automotive
2 17 (32.69%) Electronics
3 13 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 7 (13.46%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Automotive Software Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Account Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Sales Account Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Sales Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Principal Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Principal Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Principal Software Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Software Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Software Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Software Integration Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Software Sales Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Electronics Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Flash
1 5 (9.62%) STL
2 2 (3.85%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Smartphone
2 14 (26.92%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (19.23%) Infotainment
5 7 (13.46%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (9.62%) Robotics
6 5 (9.62%) Verilog
6 5 (9.62%) VHDL
7 3 (5.77%) CAN bus
7 3 (5.77%) User Experience
8 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
8 2 (3.85%) CUDA
8 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.92%) Lidar
9 1 (1.92%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Linux
2 10 (19.23%) Android
2 10 (19.23%) Tizen
3 3 (5.77%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Computer Architecture
1 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
2 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 13 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
3 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) Customer Engagement
4 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
5 7 (13.46%) Business Development
6 6 (11.54%) Code Coverage
6 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 6 (11.54%) CRM
6 6 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (11.54%) Lead Generation
6 6 (11.54%) Power Management
6 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 5 (9.62%) DevOps
7 5 (9.62%) Open Source
7 5 (9.62%) Open Source Development
7 5 (9.62%) Prototyping
7 5 (9.62%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) C
2 17 (32.69%) C++
3 8 (15.38%) Python
4 7 (13.46%) C#
5 5 (9.62%) Assembly Language
5 5 (9.62%) MATLAB
6 4 (7.69%) Embedded C
7 3 (5.77%) Embedded C++
7 3 (5.77%) Java
8 1 (1.92%) Ada
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) IEC 61508
2 9 (17.31%) MISRA
3 5 (9.62%) QA
4 4 (7.69%) IEC 62304
4 4 (7.69%) JTAG
5 2 (3.85%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.92%) DO-178B
6 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) QNX
2 6 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (9.62%) HP
3 5 (9.62%) IBM
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) EMC
5 2 (3.85%) NVIDIA
6 1 (1.92%) Autodesk